Présentation de l'éditeur
The 20th century promise of a great society has turned out to be bunk. Our own neighbors are hypocritical and dishonest. Citizenship and common courtesy are endangered species. Even terrorists call us “decadent and corrupt”.
Politically we're paralyzed. Conservatives come across as selfish. Liberals come across as lazy. Right and left are both blinded by self-interest, making civilized discussion impossible. And don't think the legal system will be any help. It's arrogant, showing little respect for citizens and giving scant consideration to the innocent.
So why does the world suck? Because we're not asking the right questions. Should leaders be allowed to lie? Did democracy contribute to the Greek financial crisis? Will I eventually need a license to pee? Questions like these need answers. And solutions.
“Why the World Sucks” offers a fresh view of our shortcomings along with some possible remedies. Steering clear of politics, it dissects the system itself rather than pushing any particular ideology. Sometimes lightheartedly. Sometimes a little preachy. But with a dash of humility.
Nothing is sacred. No idea is too far-fetched. And no solution is perfect. It's a different thought process, a discussion that's long overdue. Will you be a part of it?